Lorentz Center - Equation-of-State and Phase-Transition Issues in Models of Ordinary Astrophysical Matter from 2 Jun 2004 through 11 Jun 2004
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    Equation-of-State and Phase-Transition Issues in Models of Ordinary Astrophysical Matter
    from 2 Jun 2004 through 11 Jun 2004

 
TENTATIVE PROGRAM (Version 2, May 18, WD)

PART I: The Sun and the Stars: General Aspects

 

Wednesday June 2

 

10:00 – 10:30        Greetings, Introduction by V. Celebonovic, W. Däppen, D. Gough

 

10:30 – 11:30        Werner Däppen: "Equations of State for Stellar Interiors"

 

12:30 – 13:30        LUNCH

 

15:30 16:30        Open Discussion (Opportunity by all participants to propose

                              on-the-spot modifications of the workshop program)

 

17:00 –                  Wine and Cheese Party

 

 

Thursday June 3

 

09:30 – 10:30        Jørgen Christensen-Dalsgaard: "An introduction to solar oscillations and seismology"

 

11:00 – 12:00        Sylvaine Turck-Chièze: "From helioseismology to asteroseismology"

 

12:30 – 13:30        LUNCH

 

15:30 – 16:30        Sergei Vorontsov: "Helioseismic inversions and the equation of state"

 

 

PART II: Plasmas of Stellar Interiors. Basic Principles

 

Friday June 4

 

09:30 10:30        Hugh Dewitt: "Thermodynamics of strongly coupled plasmas in dense stellar interiors, and the screening enhancement of thermonuclear reaction rates"

 

11:00 12:00        Giora Shaviv: "Numerical Experiments in Screening Theory" (tentative title)

 

12:30 13:30        LUNCH

 

15:30 - 16:30         Andrey Starostin: "Corrected EOS of weakly nonideal hydrogen plasmas without mysteries"

 

16:30 17:00        Boris Vasiliev: "The equilibrium state of a dense electron-nuclear plasma in self-gravitationing fields"

 

 

Saturday June 5

 

09:30 10:30        Hugh Dewitt: "On regroupings and energy-level shifts in activity expansions"

 

11:00 11:30        Regner Trampedach: "Improved phenomenological equations of state in the chemical picture" (tentative title)

 

11:30 – 12:00        Aihua Liang: "Emulating Physical-Picture Effects in the Chemical Picture" (work with, and presented by, W. Däppen)

 

 

Sunday June 6 -- FREE DAY

 

 

PART III: The Sun and the Stars: Detailed Techniques

 

Monday June 7

 

09:30 10:30        Douglas Gough: "The power of helioseismology to address issues of fundamental physics"

 

11:00 12:00        Victor Gryaznov: "Equation of state and thermodynamic functions of Solar plasma"

 

12:30 13:30        LUNCH

 

15:30 16:15        Vladimir Baturin: "Thermodynamics of the solar convection zone through adiabatic compressibility""

 

16:15 16:45        Sergey Ayukov: "Heavy element settling in the Sun and equation of state"

 

16:45 – 17:15        Sergey Ayukov: "Solar models with SAHA-S equation of state"

 

17:15 – 17:30        Poster Discussion (including optional poster presentations)

 

Poster:

 

Baturin V.A., Maksimov I.N.: The Coulomb nonideality of classic ionized plasma in solar interiors"

 

Chia-Hsien Lin: "An inversion procedure to investigate the chemical composition and equations of state in the sun"

 

19:00                     Boottrip & Conference dinner

 

 

Tuesday June 8

 

09:30 10:30        Günter Houdek: "Asteroseismic helium abundance determination"

 

11:00 11:30        Chia-Hsien Lin: "Isolating Heavy-Element Effects in the Equation of State"

 

12:30 13:30        LUNCH

 

16:00 – 17:00        Maria Pia Di Mauro: "Seismic inferences of EOS effects in solar and stellar modelling" (tentative title)

 

17:00 – 17:30        Asher Perez: "Enhancement Factor Calculation within the Feynmann-Kac formalism in the inner layers of the Sun”

 

PART IV: From Weakly to Strongly Coupled Plasmas to Possible Phase Transitions

 

Wednesday June 9

 

09:30 10:30        Vladimir Filinov: "Phase Transition in Dense Hydrogen and Hydrogen-Helium Plasmas"

 

11:30 – 12:00        Igor Iosilevskiy: "Unexpected Features of Phase Transitions in Astrophysical Objects"

 

12:30 13:30        LUNCH

 

15:30 16:30        Poster Discussion (including optional poster presentations)

 

POSTERS:

 

Jan Vorberger: "Quantum statistical approach to dense weakly coupled plasmas"

 

Iosilevskiy I.L. & Chigvintsev A.Yu.: "Spinodal decomposition of metastable melting of Wigner crystal in the limit T=>0 in a modified one-component plasma (OCP) model with a uniformly compressible background"

 

Iosilevskiy I.L. & Chigvintsev A.Yu.: "Anomalous phase diagrams in the simplest plasma model"

 

 

PART V: From the Plasma to the Solid State. Astrophysical Implications

 

Thursday June 10

 

09:30 10:30        Vladan Celebonovic: "Selected results and open problems in a semiclassical theory of dense matter"

 

11:00 12:00       

 

12:30 13:30        LUNCH

 

15:30 16:15        Hugh Dewitt: "Report on Flying plate results vs. the Nova laser shock results obtained at Livermore"

 

16:15 17:00        Vladan Celebonovic: "Basic notions of static high pressure experiments" (Tentative)

 

17:00 17:30        Poster Discussion (including optional poster presentations)

 

POSTERS:

 

Goran Pavicic: "A model of the interior of Titan: first results"

 

Edi Bon: "Two phases of matter in active galaxies"

 

Velin Ivanov: "Effects of constraints on the phase transition to Bose-Einstein condensation"

 

Tsvetomir Tsvetkov: "Anisotropy effects on the phase transitions in spin-triplet ferromagnetic superconductors"

 

 

Friday June 11

 

09:30 10:30        Jean-Claude Lorin: "Meteorites as probes of solar wind and solar cosmic ray irradiations in the solar system"

 

11:00 12:00        Summary, Conclusion by V. Celebonovic, W. Däppen, D. Gough

 



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